Joanne M. “Jody” O’Donnell

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 April 2021 at 3:43 pm

CARLTON – Joanne M. “Jody” O’Donnell, 72, died unexpectedly April 22, 2021 at Rochester General Hospital surrounded by her family. Jody was born December 21, 1948, a daughter of the late Frank and Leona King.

Jody was a member of Holy Family Parish. She enjoyed working at the Democratic Election Polls, her Friday morning breakfasts at The Village House Restaurant and her visits with her friends who referred to themselves as the “Old Milwaukee Sisters.”

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by husband William J. “Bill” on March 7th, and her sister, Katherine Cramer.

She is survived by her sons, Daniel and Martin (Marcy); grandchildren, Devon, Blaise and Jurney; and nephew, Charlie.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 28th, at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Ave. Albion, where her Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. on April 28that Holy Family Parish, 106 S. Main St. Albion NY 14411.  Memorials may be made to Carlton Fire Dept., 14341 Waterport-Carlton Rd. Albion NY 14411.

Please note the funeral home will be operating at 50% capacity per state guidelines as of February 5, 2021. New York state requires those in attendance to adhere to social distancing guidelines and face coverings are mandatory.

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